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Dutch 3A

Language
Dutch
Target group
Staff
Students
Others
Start level
A2
Start level
A2.2
Target level
B1.1.1
Start courses
September, February
Language of instruction
Dutch/English

Classroom course

This is a traditional classroom course. The teacher and students are present in the physical classroom at the Leiden location.

Course description

Dutch 3A is a follow up course to Dutch 2B. The course is a intermediate course of Dutch as a second language (NT2) for participants who wish to follow a non-intensive course. This course covers half of the material of a regular Dutch 3 course.

All the basic language skills will be dealt with: speaking, listening, writing and reading. During the course you will acquire basic Dutch grammar and vocabulary. Reading texts and topics of conversation will be centred around everyday situations, giving you the opportunity to become familiar with both informal and formal language use.

Course material

  • Boer e.a., Nederlands in actie, Uitgeverij Coutinho. ISBN 9789046902981.

From September 2022 onwards, we'll be using the new fourth edition 

  • Boer e.a., Nederlands in actie. Uitgeverij Coutinho. ISBN 9789046908426

The course material is not included in the registration fee. Course participants are required to purchase course materials themselves.

Target group and admission requirements

Dutch 3A is a follow up course to Dutch 2B. The course is an intermediate course of Dutch as a second language (NT2) for international students of Leiden University, and for participants who wish to follow a non-intensive course. This course covers half of the material of a regular Dutch 3 course.

Some knowledge of Dutch is required. You need to have some knowledge of English in order to understand the teacher's instruction.

For this course knowledge of the language is required. Those who have a certificate from the previous course can enrol directly. Others are required to check by means of an entrance exam if they have sufficient knowledge to take part. Please get in touch with us to make an appointment talencentrum@hum.leidenuniv.nl   

Other information

  • The maximum number of participants for this course is 14.
  • The holiday periods can be found in the Academic Language Centre's academic calendar.
  • If classes are cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added at the end of the courses. Please take into account that courses may end later than scheduled.
  • The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
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